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What causes easy bruising on body?

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Posted on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 in Mental Health
Question: I get bruies from the slightest touch - On my hands, arms and legs what causes this? I am only taking two prescription medicines Paroxetine HCL 40 MG and Dexilan DR 30 MG every day.
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar 7 minutes later
Brief Answer:
The age and lack of vitamin C common cause

Detailed Answer:
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Easy bruises are very common late middle age due to loss of collagen in skin tissue and inefficient absorption of vitamin C from diet.

Rather than worrying I request you to supplement Vitamin C in your diet and avoid exposure to rough surfaces as far as possible.

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